Terrapin Reunion Beer 2011 | Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin Reunion Beer 2011Terrapin Reunion Beer 2011
BA SCORE
3.93/5
155 Ratings
Terrapin Reunion Beer 2011Terrapin Reunion Beer 2011
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States
terrapinbeer.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A collaboration beer to benefit cancer research brewed by Terrapin and Schmaltz Brewing. Two versions of this beer brewed- this one by Terrapin, with gold foil over a Terrapin cap, and a Schmaltz Brewing version with silver foil.

Added by CampusCrew on 08-15-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
155
pDev:
13.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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2.39/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a tulip glass. From notes. Reviewed 14 September 2011.

A: Huge head with good retention. Black-dark, but lightly translucent.

S: Malty-sweet and well...beery. Some chocolate? Maybe?

T: Delicious! A brilliant medley of chocolates, milk and dark; coffee beans; and just a touch of hot spice to moderate the sweetness.

M: Well-balanced. Creamy, but not too thick. Excellent carbonation. Yum.

O: Good beer, but not as exceptional as I'd hoped. Still, recommended. I'd have another.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of metter98
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: When held up to the light, this beer is clear but very dark reddish brown in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high tan colored head that died down but has good retention properties, consistently leaving a thick coating of bubbles on the surface and down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of cocoa nibs are present in the nose along with some hints of chili peppers.
T: Like the smell, the taste starts off with flavors of cocoa nibs and notes of vanilla beans and is quickly followed by notes of spicy chili peppers that persist through the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I picked this beer up because I saw it had cocoa nibs and vanilla beans but didn't notice that it also had chili peppers. Although this combination seemed a little awkward on paper, the spiciness of the chili peppers really seemed to work with this beer as they weren't overpowering and masked any apparent sweetness from the cocoa nibs.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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1.75/5  rDev -55.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 155 ratings
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